Protect your security and privacy by removing everything you have said to Google Assistant, Alexa and Siri.
Virtual assistants store all your information to offer you a better user experience. That is the positive side, on the negative we find that these platforms know more about you than you can imagine thanks to that data storage. Therefore, to protect your security and privacy, we will see how you can delete everything you have said to Google Assistant, Alexa or Siri.
In addition to worrying about having a 100% secure Android mobile, you should maintain the security of your data in all those digital services that you use, periodically deleting the information they store. Next, discover how you can erase all your communications with Google Assistant, Alexa and Siri virtual assistants.
How to delete everything you’ve said to Google Assistant
Google Assistant, listed in 2018 as the smartest virtual assistant in the world, opens the door to a world of possibilities just by saying “Ok, Google.” You have many options to open the Google Assistant, but only one of erase everything you’ve said since you used it.
Next, you will be able to know step by step how to delete all the activity you’ve done in Google Assistant, a process that we recommend you do from time to time not only with the assistant, but with all the activity of your Google account. You can do it both from your Android devices and from the computer.
Enter the My Activity page of Google.
In the left side menu, select the option “Delete activity by”.
Click on “Since always” and enable the “Wizard” box to remove all activity from this service. Click “Next” and confirm that you want to remove all Google Assistant activity. Select “Delete” and everything you have said to the Google assistant will be deleted.
How to delete everything you’ve said to Alexa
Alexa is Amazon’s virtual assistant, a tool that you can use on numerous smart devices. Having the help of this assistant is very positive: you can book a table in a restaurant, play music, turn on the light or know the weather information using your voice.
The Amazon assistant also saves data from transcripts and voice recordings of your user, so it is recommended to delete them every so often as with Google Assistant. To delete everything you have said to Alexa you must follow these steps:
Enter the Amazon website.
In the “My account” options menu, select “Manage content and devices”.
In the options bar, click on “Privacy settings”.
Click on the button “Alexa Privacy”.
Choose “Delete your voice recordings”.
In addition, you can also delete everything you have said to Alexa asking the assistant directly. With a simple “Alexa, delete everything I’ve told you”, Alexa will fulfill its function and perform the action you request.
How to erase everything you have said to Siri
Finally, we are going to discuss how you can erase everything you have said to Siri, the virtual assistant developed by Apple that you can open with just a “Hey Siri”. The data of this assistant is also stored by the company, but you can delete it with the following process from an iOS device -iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch-.
Go into “Settings”.
Click on Siri and Search.
Choose Siri History and Dictation.
Finally, click on “Delete Siri and Dictation history”.
The process is similar in the rest of devices created by Apple, such as Apple Watch, Mac, HomePod and Apple TV. Although some steps are not exactly the same, you should always search in Settings the function “Delete Siri and Dictation history” to erase everything you’ve said to Siri.
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